The Personal Parish for the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite in the Archdiocese of Melbourne.

St Aloysius' Church, 233 Balaclava Road, Caulfield North, 3161

News and Announcements

1st February 2015


Work will be commencing on the Sacristy floor replacement this coming week. Can all people interested in assisting please contact Chris Tyrrell on 0417017817 or 93038585 for details.

Candlemas (This Monday, 2nd February): you are invited to bring your own candles to be blessed at the 7.00pm Solemn Mass on this feast. Candles should be placed on the table provided outside the Altar rails, by 6.55 pm at the latest. These may be collected immediately after Mass. At the distribution of candles for the procession, congregants will receive a blessed taper each (these are provided gratis). The blessing of throats in honour of St Blaise will be given at the conclusion of the 7.00am Mass this Tuesday (3rd February).

First Friday 6th February. Commencing this Friday & continuing through until October inclusive, parishioners are asked to make the first Friday of each month a day of prayer & penance for the Church, the Pope, & the forthcoming Synod. Fasting & abstinence are recommended for those whom health permits. Mass will also be offered for these intentions every first Friday.

A reminder that Planned Giving Envelopes for 2015 are still available for collection after Mass or from the Secretary’s office..

  • Newman Fellowship for Young Adults

    Join our young adult's group, learn more about the Faith and make new friends!

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  • Catechesis Classes

    Fortnightly Catechesis based on the Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church

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  • Bible Study Classes

    No previous knowledge is required, and everyone is welcome.

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  • Newman Parish Facebook Page

    Check out our Facebook Page which contains news and other items.

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  • Psallamus - Our Mixed Choir

    Psallamus is our regular choir - further information and recordings are available here.

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  • The Wolff Organ

    The organ is of very high historical and musical significance as one of only two two-manual organs built by J.W. Wolff to survive intact

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Our YouTube Channel

Here you will find videos of parish events, with an emphasis on key homilies.

Bishop Meeking Holy Week Homilies

Bishop Meeking has visited us for Holy Week for five years in a row. Herein lie some of his marvellous homilies

Homily on our 10th Anniversary

Bishop Elliott celebrated Mass at St Aloysius' on 3rd February, 2013 to mark our 10th anniversary.